Monthly Archives: December 2015

Want SAG screeners? Read this!

In order to receive SAG screeners and iTunes codes to watch films nominated for the SAG awards, an actor’s dues must be paid in full by December 1st.  If your child joins during the year and pays in installments, make sure … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

We’ve all had favorite child actors, other than our own children, who we watched on TV and saw in movies.  It seemed like they were in everything for years, and then suddenly, they weren’t.  Have you followed your favorites?  Are … Continue reading

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Crying on Cue

No parent likes the idea of a director bullying a child into crying, but is there a better way to get a child to cry on camera? When we see a baby crying, we wonder if that was natural or … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens

Star Wars is a favorite among our members. The new entry opens this Friday and we are lining up to talk about it. Their subtitle, The Force Awakens, reminds me of a child actor who comes into their own on stage … Continue reading

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Are they taking our roles?

There is friendly competition between parents of child actors from different geographic areas.  Canadians grumble that the best jobs are in the States, while U.S. actors feel that many jobs have flown North. Within the United States actors from anywhere … Continue reading

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Schooling options and testing out

We often get questions about alternative education and one of the topics that comes up involves taking the CHSPE to graduate early.  Because people confuse this with homeschooling, the GED, the CAHSEE and Emancipation, we started a new discussion to explain the … Continue reading

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When to pack it in?

Back in 2008 we talked about one of the biggest issues parents of actors eventually face. Things slow down. Your child isn’t booking or maybe isn’t even getting auditions. You star asking important questions: Is it temporary or is it … Continue reading

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